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Matthew vs. Matthew Fundraiser
Patriots special teams captain Matthew Slater held a fundraiser on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at Splitsville at Patriot Place to benefit victims affected by Hurricane Matthew. Several Patriots players, past and present, attended the charity event.
PHOTOS: Matt Judon visits Gather Farm with Crossroads RI
Matt Judon hosted 30 children and their families from Crossroads RI to an afternoon of fun at the Gather Farm in Johnston, Rhode Island on Thursday, June 15. This event fundraised for Crossroads RI, a homeless shelter in Providence RI.
2023 Patriots Foundation Boston Marathon Team
Congratulations to the 2023 Patriots Foundation Boston Marathon Team! All 20 of our runners completed the Boston Marathon on April 17, 2023 and helped fundraise more than $222,000 and counting for the Myra Kraft Community MVP Awards.
Patriots Foundation Celebrates Random Acts of Kindness Week
From February 13 through February 17, the Patriots Foundation celebrated Random Acts of Kindness Week in the New England community. On Monday, Patriots Cheerleaders and Pat Patriot brought lunch to Foxboro Police and Fire as a thanks for all they do to protect the town of Foxboro. On Tuesday, Patriots alumni Ronnie Lippett visited patients at the Brockton VA Hospital to sign autographs. On Wednesday, Patriots center David Andrews visited patients at Boston Children's Hospital. On Thursday, Patriots Cheerleaders and Pat Patriot surprised teachers at Ahern Middle School in Foxboro with a little gift bag. All teachers and staff throughout the Foxboro school system received a gift bag. To conclude the week, the Patriots and Revolution community relations departments left a gift bag on the desks of employees.
Photos: New England Patriots Foundation Selects Lafayette School in Everett as the 2023 Adopt-A-School
The New England Patriots announced to students at Lafayette School in Everett, Mass. on Feb. 1 that their school has been selected as the Patriots Foundation's 2023 Adopt-A-School. To kickoff the program, Patriots linebacker Terez Hall, Patriots Cheerleaders, Pat Patriot and Patriots in-game announcer Mike Riley held a school assembly to promote the importance of education and answer questions from students. On their first visit, the Patriots Foundation donated boxes of school supplies to teachers to be used in their classrooms. As part of the Adopt-A-School program, Lafayette School will receive several grants and in-kind donations to expand access to education opportunities and improve learning experiences for students.
New England Patriots Foundation Hosts Girls Flag Football Jamboree
On January 8, the New England Patriots Foundation teamed up with RCX Sports to host the first-ever Girls High School Flag Football Kickoff Jamboree at the Socios.com Field House. This free program taught non-contact football skills and techniques to more than 50 high school aged girls. These trailblazers are leading the efforts to expand women's flag football across the U.S. at the youth, high school and collegiate levels. Photos by Dani Callahan and Caitlin White.
Photos: David Andrews cooks and serves pancakes to women at Abby's House on National Pancake Day
Patriots captain David Andrews cooked and served pancakes to women at Abby's House in Worcester on National Pancake day, on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Abby's House has provided shelter and affordable housing to homeless and battered women since 1976.
Photos: Patriots Foundation Celebrates Random Acts of Kindness Week
From February 14 through February 18, the Patriots Foundation celebrated Random Acts of Kindness Week in the New England community. On Monday, Patriots Alumni Dante Scarnecchia and Bill Matthews visited with patients at the VA Hospital in Brockton for "Valentines for Vets." On Tuesday, Patriots Cheerleaders and Pat Patriot surprised Foxboro Dunkin' customers with gift cards to pay for their orders. On Wednesday, Pat Patriot teamed up with the New England Revolution's Slyde to surprise kids with Patriots winter hats and Revolution scarves at Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) in Mattapan. To conclude the week, the Patriots and Revolution purchased lunch from Black-owned restaurants to feed a total of 600 frontline workers at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital, Framingham Union Hospital, and UMass Memorial Medical Center.
Photos: Patriots Foundation Celebrated Crucial Catch Month with Gift Basket Deliveries from Pat Patriot and Cheerleaders
New England Patriots foundation surprised cancer patients currently undergoing treatment with gift baskets and visits from Pat Patriot and the Patriots Cheerleaders during Crucial Catch Month.
Photos: Patriots Foundation and PepsiCo host Operation Shower for expecting moms
To kick-off Salute to Service month, the Patriots Foundation and PepsiCo teamed together to host a baby shower for 25 expecting military families with Operation Shower. Emceed by Anaridis Rodriguez, all of these moms enjoyed a special day of fun games, baby trivia, and everything they need to be prepared to welcome the newest additions to their families.
Patriots donate $250,000 to local football programs
Five high schools received grants of $50,000 from the Kraft family and the Patriots Foundation to help their football teams purchase new equipment. The donation recipients included Brighton High School in Brighton, Mass.; Central High School in Providence, R.I.; Cumberland High School in Cumberland, R.I.; English High School in Jamaica Plain, Mass., and Greater Lowell Technical High School in Tyngsborough, Mass.
Photos: Patriots Premiere 2019
The New England Patriots Foundation hosted its annual premiere on the field at Gillette Stadium on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft, and the entire team of Patriots players and coaches, gathered to celebrate the upcoming season and honor Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy, who was presented with the Ron Burton Community Service Award.
Rob Gronkowski visits a child with brain cancer for Make-A-Wish
Former Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski visited with John, an 11 year old boy with brain cancer at Albany Medical Center in New York. As a huge Patriots fan, John's wish was to meet Rob Gronkowski. His entire hospital room is Patriots themed and his most prized possession is his Gronk jersey.